The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 202 285 331
Rank change year-on-year
+83 +46
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 651 442 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.48% 0.95% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.12% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 537 390 275
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37558 39434 37550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.67% 84.54% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 31740 32476 31110
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +57 106 £57,500 +4.54% 12
Dagenham - 15 £60,000 -
Harrow +20 7 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £65,000 - 1
Wimbledon +1 4 £45,000 -18.18%
Uxbridge +4 2 £45,000 -
Isleworth +8 1 - -
Osterley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £43,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £70,000 -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 1000 (84.60%) Agile Software Development
2 534 (45.18%) Scrum
3 311 (26.31%) QA
4 280 (23.69%) Finance
5 254 (21.49%) E-Commerce
6 247 (20.90%) SQL
7 236 (19.97%) Use Case
8 225 (19.04%) Business Analysis
9 217 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
10 211 (17.85%) Project Management
11 194 (16.41%) SDLC
12 191 (16.16%) JIRA
13 188 (15.91%) Java
14 186 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
15 180 (15.23%) TDD
16 167 (14.13%) BDD
17 165 (13.96%) C#
18 158 (13.37%) User Acceptance Testing
19 157 (13.28%) Retail
20 154 (13.03%) User Experience
21 146 (12.35%) Waterfall
22 145 (12.27%) CSS
23 143 (12.10%) .NET
24 139 (11.76%) HTML
24 139 (11.76%) Degree
25 138 (11.68%) Banking
26 137 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
27 135 (11.42%) JavaScript
28 127 (10.74%) Test Scripting
29 125 (10.58%) Selenium

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (4.82%) Confluence
2 50 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 45 (3.81%) CMS
4 35 (2.96%) Apache Pig
5 26 (2.20%) Node.js
6 18 (1.52%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.44%) JBoss
8 6 (0.51%) Apache
8 6 (0.51%) Drupal
8 6 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.34%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.34%) SAS
10 3 (0.25%) IIS
10 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.25%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.17%) WordPress
11 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.085%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 77 (6.51%) MS Visio
2 58 (4.91%) MS Excel
3 35 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.95%) Photoshop
5 16 (1.35%) MS Office
6 6 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.51%) InDesign
6 6 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.34%) MS Project
8 3 (0.25%) Mingle
9 2 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.68%) Magento
3 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.085%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
2 35 (2.96%) Amazon S3
2 35 (2.96%) Amazon EMR
3 25 (2.12%) SaaS
4 12 (1.02%) IBM Blueworks
5 10 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.42%) Basecamp
7 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (0.17%) Force.com
9 2 (0.17%) IaaS
9 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.17%) Sumo Logic
10 1 (0.085%) Trello
10 1 (0.085%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.085%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.96%) HTTP
2 27 (2.28%) Internet
3 11 (0.93%) CTI
4 10 (0.85%) Network Security
5 5 (0.42%) Intranet
6 4 (0.34%) MVNO
6 4 (0.34%) DNS
7 3 (0.25%) SAN
7 3 (0.25%) Broadband
8 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.17%) VPN
8 2 (0.17%) IPv4
8 2 (0.17%) IPv6
8 2 (0.17%) DSL
9 1 (0.085%) Connectrix
9 1 (0.085%) Skype
9 1 (0.085%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 64 (5.41%) MongoDB
2 54 (4.57%) Big Data
3 50 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (3.81%) Hadoop
5 38 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (3.05%) NoSQL
7 35 (2.96%) Mahout
7 35 (2.96%) Apache Hive
7 35 (2.96%) Impala
8 32 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 26 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (2.12%) MySQL
11 25 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 19 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (1.61%) Relational Database
13 15 (1.27%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 191 (16.16%) JIRA
2 125 (10.58%) Selenium
3 108 (9.14%) Cucumber
4 94 (7.95%) Git (software)
5 90 (7.61%) Jenkins
6 82 (6.94%) JUnit
7 68 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 68 (5.75%) WebDriver
8 58 (4.91%) Maven
9 54 (4.57%) Subversion
10 52 (4.40%) Visual Studio
11 46 (3.89%) Ant
12 37 (3.13%) SoapUI
13 35 (2.96%) Yeoman
13 35 (2.96%) TestNG
14 32 (2.71%) HP UFT
15 30 (2.54%) Eclipse
15 30 (2.54%) JBehave
16 25 (2.12%) NUnit
17 22 (1.86%) TeamCity
General
1 280 (23.69%) Finance
2 157 (13.28%) Retail
3 138 (11.68%) Banking
4 114 (9.64%) Marketing
5 95 (8.04%) Telecoms
6 87 (7.36%) Games
7 49 (4.15%) Advertising
8 46 (3.89%) Publishing
9 39 (3.30%) Back Office
10 29 (2.45%) Financial Institution
10 29 (2.45%) Investment Banking
11 23 (1.95%) Law
12 19 (1.61%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.85%) Billing
13 10 (0.85%) Front Office
14 7 (0.59%) Legal
15 3 (0.25%) Electronics
15 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 591 (50.00%) Analyst
2 517 (43.74%) Business Analyst
3 142 (12.01%) Developer
4 120 (10.15%) Agile Business Analyst
5 72 (6.09%) Senior Analyst
6 63 (5.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 63 (5.33%) Product Manager
7 60 (5.08%) QA Engineer
8 49 (4.15%) Product Owner
9 45 (3.81%) Software Engineer
10 44 (3.72%) Tester
11 43 (3.64%) Senior Developer
11 43 (3.64%) ScrumMaster
12 41 (3.47%) Project Manager
13 38 (3.21%) Systems Analyst
13 38 (3.21%) Java Developer
14 33 (2.79%) Business Systems Analyst
15 32 (2.71%) Data Scientist
16 30 (2.54%) Senior QA Engineer
17 28 (2.37%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (12.27%) CSS
2 143 (12.10%) .NET
3 139 (11.76%) HTML
4 113 (9.56%) SOAP
5 95 (8.04%) REST
6 91 (7.70%) Web Services
7 85 (7.19%) XML
8 49 (4.15%) .NET Framework
9 47 (3.98%) WCF
9 47 (3.98%) Gherkin
10 46 (3.89%) jQuery
11 42 (3.55%) Entity Framework
11 42 (3.55%) ASP.NET
12 41 (3.47%) Spring
13 36 (3.05%) HTML5
13 36 (3.05%) D3.js
14 35 (2.96%) Cascalog
14 35 (2.96%) Pandas
14 35 (2.96%) scikit-learn
14 35 (2.96%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 217 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (13.03%) User Experience
3 61 (5.16%) Mobile App
4 48 (4.06%) Visualisation
5 43 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 40 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 34 (2.88%) Market Risk
8 33 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.54%) Digital Media
10 29 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 28 (2.37%) Blog
12 27 (2.28%) FMCG
13 26 (2.20%) Derivative
14 23 (1.95%) Reference Data
15 17 (1.44%) Client/Server
16 16 (1.35%) iPhone
17 14 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
18 13 (1.10%) Social Media
18 13 (1.10%) Wiki
19 12 (1.02%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 61 (5.16%) Apple iOS
2 52 (4.40%) Windows
3 50 (4.23%) Android
4 40 (3.38%) UNIX
5 24 (2.03%) Linux
6 19 (1.61%) Windows Phone
7 12 (1.02%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.17%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.085%) Solaris
9 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1000 (84.60%) Agile Software Development
2 534 (45.18%) Scrum
3 254 (21.49%) E-Commerce
4 236 (19.97%) Use Case
5 225 (19.04%) Business Analysis
6 211 (17.85%) Project Management
7 194 (16.41%) SDLC
8 186 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
9 180 (15.23%) TDD
10 167 (14.13%) BDD
11 158 (13.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 146 (12.35%) Waterfall
13 137 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
14 127 (10.74%) Test Scripting
15 121 (10.24%) Kanban
16 110 (9.31%) UML
17 101 (8.54%) Automated Testing
18 95 (8.04%) Analytics
19 93 (7.87%) MVC
20 91 (7.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 247 (20.90%) SQL
2 188 (15.91%) Java
3 165 (13.96%) C#
4 135 (11.42%) JavaScript
5 72 (6.09%) Ruby
6 56 (4.74%) Python
7 42 (3.55%) T-SQL
8 40 (3.38%) VBA
9 39 (3.30%) PHP
10 38 (3.21%) Bash Shell
11 35 (2.96%) Clojure
12 34 (2.88%) R
13 31 (2.62%) C
14 22 (1.86%) C++
15 20 (1.69%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.35%) Groovy
17 12 (1.02%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.76%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.76%) VB
19 7 (0.59%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 139 (11.76%) Degree
2 80 (6.77%) ISEB
3 34 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.10%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.42%) CBAP
8 4 (0.34%) IIBA
9 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.085%) PhD
10 1 (0.085%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.085%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (26.31%) QA
2 30 (2.54%) MiFID
3 13 (1.10%) Basel III
3 13 (1.10%) CRD IV
4 11 (0.93%) Basel II
5 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) FATCA
6 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.085%) HL7
System Software
1 37 (3.13%) VirtualBox
2 14 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.85%) HDFS
4 6 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.17%) Docker
6 1 (0.085%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 37 (3.13%) Vagrant
2 25 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.85%) TrustSec
4 7 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.34%) Ansible
5 4 (0.34%) Puppet
6 2 (0.17%) Nagios
6 2 (0.17%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.17%) Salt
6 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 111 (9.39%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.16%) Oracle
3 22 (1.86%) IBM
4 18 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (1.44%) VMware
5 17 (1.44%) Google
6 16 (1.35%) hybris
7 15 (1.27%) Guidewire
8 12 (1.02%) HP
8 12 (1.02%) Adobe
9 11 (0.93%) Apple
9 11 (0.93%) Bloomberg
9 11 (0.93%) KANA
10 10 (0.85%) Sourcefire
10 10 (0.85%) Cisco
10 10 (0.85%) Lancope
11 9 (0.76%) ATG
12 5 (0.42%) WorldPay
13 4 (0.34%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.34%) Atlassian
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 40k - 60k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 50k - 70k
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Kainos
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kainos
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Kainos
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capgemini
Salary: competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
BBC
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
BBC
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago